John M. McCook – Resume

Professional Qualifications



Member of Davis Valuation Group

Davis Valuation Group provides real estate appraisal and consulting services throughout
the State of Arizona. Our practice includes the appraisal of commercial real estate and
properties subject to acquisition under eminent domain. Our clientele is diverse. It
includes, among others, banks, life insurance companies, governmental agencies,
attorneys, mortgage bankers, brokers, and property owners.

Professional Affiliations

State of Arizona, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, Certificate No. 31482

MAI: Member of the Appraisal Institute (#472764) (since November 19, 2013)

Member of the International Right of Way Association


Education & Training

Mesa Community College
– Associate of General Studies 1994
– Associate of Arts 1994

Ottawa University
– Bachelor of Arts 2000 (business management emphasis)

College coursework including English, economics, accounting, business management,
governmental budgeting, conflict management, and psychology

Real Property Valuation Course 101
– Arizona School of Real Estate & Business, 5/11/04

Real Property Valuation Course 102
– Arizona School of Real Estate & Business, 8/4/05

15-Hour USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice)
– Arizona School of Real Estate, 8/29/05

Basic Income Capitalization Course 310
– Appraisal Institute, 10/1/05

General Applications Course 320 (Online)
– Appraisal Institute, 10/31/05

Advanced Income Capitalization Course 510
– Appraisal Institute, 12/07/05

Highest and Best Use and Market Analysis Course 520
– Appraisal Institute, 4/26/06

Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approaches Course 530
– Appraisal Institute, 7/29/06

Report Writing and Valuation Analysis Course 540
– Appraisal Institute, 10/14/06

Advanced Applications Course 550
– Appraisal Institute, 11/1/06

Alternative Dispute Resolution
– International Right of Way, 2/4/09

Appraising Distressed Commercial Real Estate
– Appraisal Institute, 5/21/09

Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions: Practical Applications
(The “Yellow Book” Seminar)
– Appraisal Institute, 12/18/09

2011 Spring Ag Forum
– ASFMRA, 2/25/11

Arizona Property Tax System Maricopa County GIS & Website Course R45565
– Appraisal Institute, 3/23/11

Introduction to Valuation for Financial Reporting Course 813
– Appraisal Institute, 4/25/11

National USPAP Update Course for 2012
– Appraisal Institute, 1/20/12

Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property, and Intangible Business
Assets Course 833
– Appraisal Institute, 5/15/2012

Professional Experience

Group Member, Davis Valuation Group, November 2003 to present
Boiler Technician, McCook Boiler Company, August 1985 to November 2003

Community Service

Past Assistant District Commissioner & Executive, Boy Scouts of America

Partial Client List

US Bank
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
Bureau of Indian Affairs – Office of the Special Trustee
Parsons Brinckerhoof
Kinder Morgan
Arizona Department of Transportation
Maricopa County
Pacific Western Bank
Arizona Bank & Trust
American Life Financial
CoBiz Bank
Bankers Trust Company
Washington Federal Bank
Amalgamated Bank of Chicago
Unison Bank
Todd Skinner – accountant
Poli & Ball, PLC
Helm, Livesay & Worthington, Ltd.
Mack Tarwater, PLC
Reliance Bank
Catholic Charities – Head Start Biltmore Bank
Republic Bank
Trust Bank
Compass Bank
Harris Bank
KS Bank
Town & Country Bank
Great Nation Investment Corporation